Things Fall Apart Essay | Religion in "Things Fall Apart"

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Religion in "Things Fall Apart"

Summary: A summary of the novel "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe. Christian missionaries' role in bringing Christianity to Africa is examined in the novel. This missionary work had great benefits, but it also caused strains on tribal societies by changing belief system and culture.
Although religion is a very controversial topic, it would be hard to argue that it does not benefit a lot of people. On the other hand, it would also be a mistake to say that it does not do harm as well. I believe it is quite apparent in the world today that all religions, including Christianity, have great impacts on both ends of the spectrum. In Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, it is very easy to pull out examples of each and see that Christianity has the power to advance or destroy a society.

Missionaries come to Umuofia to attempt to spread Christianity to advance the tribe, and they succeeded on several positive notes. First off, they accepted into their group anyone who was willing to listen. Outcastes from the tribes, such as twins, miscreants, or simply people who had conflicts with the main...

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